time 7 Days / 6 Nights

Irish Music is the heart and soul of the Irish people and their culture and history. Enjoy an unforgettable getaway to hear some traditional Irish music including a variety of songs and ballads that are both happy and sad. This tour will allow you to visit and see people who create this music and hear them masterfully play.

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Upon arrival to Dublin, prepare to be transferred to your hotel to drop off your bags and check-in. On arrival at the Dublin airport, you will meet your Irish tour guide. You will have an orientation tour on the way to the hotel through central Dublin including O'Connell Street, Custom House, and Phoenix Park, the largest city park in Europe and Trinity College.In the afternoon, the group will visit the Guinness Storehouse with a pint of the black stuff while overlooking the city in the Gravity Bar at the end of the visit. The group may have some free time to discover Dublin by themselves depending on what time the flight arrives. That evening, you will have a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. This traditional Irish evening in the Dublin mountains involves Irish singing and dancing experiences with exceptional food. On several occasions, the unforgettable traditional dinner and show has been awarded "Best Traditional Dinner/Show in Ireland."



Travel west to Galway with a visit to Clonmacnoise Monastery on the way, which is the most impressive of Ireland’s countless monasteries. It is Ireland's most important monastic site, overlooking the River Shannon. The site was founded by St. Ciaran in the 6th century and consists of a walled field containing numerous early churches, high crosses, round towers, and graveyard. The group will have a panoramic walking tour of Galway on arrival which will include Eyre Square, Spanish Arch, and the port area before culminating at Galway Cathedral for a visit. Galway is known for its friendly vibe and as a haven for traditional Irish music, played both in its pubs and out on its streets.


Depart Galway and head south to county Clare for a 1-hour cruise at the foot of the Cliffs of Moher. This ferry will depart and return to the port near the town of Doolin. The cruise will give the group a unique perspective of the cliffs and will allow them to appreciate their grandeur. In the afternoon, in the town of Doolin, the group will have an authentic and intimate experience of Irish folk music at Doolin Music House that includes a light lunch. This will be one of the highlights of the trip! Afterwards, the group will head further south to your hotel in county Kerry, taking the Tarbert ferry across the Shannon Estuary on the way.

After your breakfast, meet with your driver in the lobby of the hotel and prepare to depart via coach towards Ring of Kerry. This is a must for any trip to Ireland and is Ireland’s most famous road trip, 180km the entire way around. Due to the narrow roads, coaches can only travel anti-clockwise around it. The group will see towns such as Cahirciveen, Waterville, Sneem and Killarney, stopping for lunch on the way. The highlight of this road trip includes the views on the 15km long cliff-side road from Waterville to Caherdaniel and, Ladies’ View and Molls Gap which can be seen before arrival in Killarney. The coach will pull in for photo stops on numerous occasions throughout the day of course so you can really take in the splendid scenery.

Travel to Cork in the morning with a panoramic tour of the city upon arrival. Cork is affectionately called the “the real capital” by its inhabitants, referencing its important role both in the war of independence and the civil war. In music terms, Cork’s most famous export is the guitarist Rory Gallagher who inspired the likes of U2’s The Edge, Slash from Guns and Roses amongst many others. You will see the English Market, the Shandon Tower which overlooks the city and the City Centre itself which has been greatly modernized since the turn of the century. The tour will finish up with a visit to St Fin Barre’s Cathedral. Then you will visit the Jameson Distillery (or Blarney Castle & Gardens) in the afternoon. This is Ireland’s most impressive distillery and is home to the largest pot still ever built! The group will enjoy a guided tour of the distillery followed by a whiskey tasting.


Travel to Dublin with a guided tour of the Irish Rock N’ Roll Museum in Temple Bar on arrival. After that, you will do a walking music tour of Dublin with local folk musicians (90 minute duration). The Coach will then transfer you to your hotel for check-in in Dublin, and then you will have dinner and he rest of your evening at your leisure.

Upon awakening, prepare for transfer from the hotel in Dublin to the airport in Dublin for your return flight back home.

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